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ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, ORAL HISTORY CENTER
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY LIBRARY

Hiring range: Academic Coordinator II, Step 1 - 11
$63,012-$101,088 per annum, based upon qualifications
This is a full-time appointment available starting January 2015.
The initial review date for this position is August 1, 2014. All completed applications received by this date will be given full consideration; this recruitment will remain open until filled.

Submit applications online at https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF00461. Applications must include a cover letter detailing a statement of qualifications, a chapter-length writing sample, curriculum vitae noting degrees and relevant work experience, and the names and contact information of three references who are knowledgeable about the applicant's qualifications for this position. References will only be contacted for individuals under serious consideration.

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Posted 10/20/14


DIRECTOR OF AFRICAN STUDIES CENTER (ASC)
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY

Michigan State University (MSU) invites nominations and applications for the position of Director of the African Studies Center (ASC). Building on the Center's and the University's significant accomplishments and history of commitment to Africa, the next Director will provide the strategic vision and collaborative leadership skills needed to further the Center's and the University's role as a dynamic leader in Africa­related international research, teaching and engagement. The position requires policy development and implementation capabilities, with the ability to work collaboratively with faculty, administrators, and other area studies and international thematic centers in promoting Africa­centered research, education, outreach, and service programs. Special emphasis is placed on playing a lead role in increasing MSU's faculty­led, Africa­related research and engagement efforts.  

Qualifications:
Candidates are expected to have an outstanding record of research and scholarship with experience working in and teaching about Africa. Candidates must have an earned Ph.D. or its equivalent and meet the standards for appointment to the rank of advanced associate or full professor (with tenure) in an academic department or school in one of MSU''s colleges. Candidates are expected to have demonstrated administrative skills and ability to secure external funding from diverse sources. Other desired characteristics include experience with: a U.S. Department of Education Title VI National Resource Center; establishing and sustaining strategic partnerships with universities and other institutions in Africa; and facilitating and catalyzing programs of collaborative, multi­disciplinary research. In addition to the above qualifications, preference will be given to those speaking an African language.    

Applications:
The position is posted online at MSU's employment website under posting #9098. All application materials must be uploaded at: http://jobs.msu.edu. The deadline for receipt of complete applications is extended until September 15, 2014. Late applications will be considered until the position is filled.

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Posted 07/17/14


ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN AFRICAN AMERICAN LITERATURE - UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS ARLINGTON

Tenure-track Assistant Professor with a PhD in English, African American Studies, or History, with special focus on African American literature. Preference will be given to candidates who can also make contributions in the area of the digital humanities. The English Department offers the doctoral degree, with strengths in literature, rhetoric, and critical theory. The selected candidate will be expected to work closely with the History Department, which offers a doctoral degree in Transatlantic Studies, and will also have the opportunity to work closely with the Center for African American Studies, established in 2012 and the only one of its kind on North Texas. Initial interviews will be conducted via teleconferencing media.

Application deadline: 15 December 2014. Salary, benefits, and privileges are competitive with other public research universities. Faculty expected to teach at the graduate and undergraduate levels, maintain an active research program, mentor graduate students, and provide service to the department and the University as required. Submit letter of application and CV. Letter should spell out candidate’s suitability for UT Arlington. For more information, contact Tim Morris, Chair of the African American Literature Search Committee (tmorris@uta.edu)

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Posted 11/19/14

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR JOINT TENURE-TRACK POSITION THEATRE AND FILM, AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDIES - UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA

Description:
The University of Georgia Department of Theatre and Film Studies and the Institute for African American Studies seek an assistant professor in a joint tenure-track position to begin fall 2015. The candidate's scholarly research should focus on African American theatre, performance art, and/or film. Additional qualifications must include the ability to teach survey courses in theatre history at the undergraduate and graduate level, supervise doctoral dissertations, and direct productions as part of the University Theatre season. This is an interdisciplinary position that brings with it activities such as service outreach with student organizations and deepening ties with the community.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree, or have completed all the requirements for this degree by August 10, 2015, and have teaching experience at the university level.

The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Vet/Disability institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, its many units, and the University of Georgia are committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and students, and sustaining a work and learning environment that is inclusive. Women, minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Faculty members are expected to support the college's goals of creating and sustaining a diverse and inclusive learning environment. Please visit the websites of the Department of Theatre and Film Studies (http://www.drama.uga.edu) and the Institute for African American Studies (http://www.afam.uga.edu).

Review of applications will begin on December 8, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled. Apply online at https://www.franklin.uga.edu/jobs. Applicants should upload a cover letter, C.V., statement of teaching philosophy, artist's statement, and names and e-mail addresses of three references who will receive an online link for submitting letters. Inquiries may be directed to Marla Carlson, Search Committee Chair, marlac@uga.edu.

Posted 11/13/14

DEPARTMENT CHAIR, FULL PROFESSOR WITH TENURE - CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY NORTHRIDGE

Serving more than 38,000 students each year, CSUN is one of the largest universities in the United States. CSUN ranks 10th in the country in awarding bachelor's degrees to underrepresented minority students, fifth nationally in awarding master's degrees to Hispanic students and enrolls the largest number of deaf and hard-of-hearing students of any U.S. state university. CSUN's 171 academic programs and engaged centers enjoy international recognition for excellence. CSUN currently partners with more than 100 institutions of higher education in 22 countries around the globe and attracts the largest international student population of any U.S. master's level institution. Situated on a 356-acre park-like setting in the heart of Los Angeles' San Fernando Valley, the campus features modem educational buildings and world-class LEED Gold-certified performing arts and recreational facilities recognized as among the best in the country. CSUN is a welcoming university that champions accessibility, academic excellence and student success.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Doctoral degree with coursework in Africana Studies-related areas and a record of peer reviewed published research in the field of Africana Studies. The successful candidate will have evidence of superior communication skills, demonstrable experience in managing an academic unit of faculty and staff, and preference will be given to candidates who demonstrate significant experience in mentoring tenure-track faculty members. The successful candidate will have already held tenure at either the associate or full professor level. The candidate must demonstrate ability to effectively work with a diverse student population.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
CSUN is a Learning Centered University, and the Africana Studies Department is one of the largest in the country in terms of student clientele. The successful candidate will be expected to join other faculty and staff in a continuous commitment to active learning, to the assessment of learning outcomes, and to the discovery and promotion of multiple pathways that will enable students to graduate in a timely fashion. Additional responsibilities included but not limited to:
- Participates in undergraduate teaching
- Administers the departmental budget and complies with all relevant university policies, in"clud"ing collective bargaining agreements;
- Administers a department consisting of at least 12 tenured/tenure-track faculty, in addition to 6 or more adjunct faculty, and at least 3 academic support staff;
- Schedules departmental courses according to the university's Schedule of Classes (SOC) guidelines, deadlines, and build instructions.
- Coordinates the department's annual and 5-year program review process
- Manages the recruitment of new student majors and minors;
- Coordinates and manages curriculum review and revitalization, GE recertification requirements, and assessment activities;
- Establishes, in consultation with department faculty, strategic goals, objectives and policies for the department in alignment with college and university goals.
- Service on the College Administrative Committee
- Oversees the department's civic engagement activities and community service activities
- Represents the department in various college and university capacities

APPLICATION DEADLINE:
Screening of applications will begin December 6, 2014. Priority will be given to applicants who meet the screening deadline. However, the position will remain open until filled. Applicants should submit the following documents to the address below:
- Letter of application
- Current curriculum vitae
- Statement indicating administrative, teaching and research interests
- Photocopies of all relevant degrees and certificates
- At least three current letters of recommendation
- Evidence of degree(s) and tenureship required at time of hire.

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Posted 10/24/14

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ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF PAN-AFRICAN STUDIES, "PRECOLONIAL ("ANCIENT) AFRICA SPECIALIST - UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY

The African American and Africana Studies Program and College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Kentucky seek an Assistant Professor of African American Studies working in the disciplines of sociology or political science. The African American and Africana Studies Program (AAAS) is an interdisciplinary program that advances the study of African American Studies, African Studies and African Diaspora Studies. The position is a tenure-"track" appointment at the rank of ass"ista"nt professor in the home department of his/her dis"cip"line whose teaching and service will be evenly allocated between AAAS and that department. The area of specialization is open. We are particularly interested in individuals with the ability to teach a course in quantitative and qualitative methods. The University of Kentucky is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity University that values diversity and is located in an increasingly diverse geographical region. It is committed to becoming one of the top public institutions in the country. Women, persons with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. The University also supports family-friendly policies.

QUALIFICATIONS: A successful candidate will be a rising scholar with a Ph.D. in hand or expected by August 2015 and with demonstrated research in his/her field.

Please send letter of application, a current CV, 3 letters of reference, a statement of current research projects, a teaching statement, and a copy of one representative publication online to Search Committee Chair, apply online via Interfolio. apply.interfolio.com/25489 Review of applications will begin October 15, 2014.

Posted 10/21/14

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF PAN-AFRICAN STUDIES, PRECOLONIAL (ANCIENT) AFRICA SPECIALIST - CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. or ABD in Africana/Black Studies, African Studies, Religious Studies or related field. Candidates must be qualified to teach general education and upper division courses on precolonial African communities, cultures, religion, and philosophy. A terminal from an accredited institution of higher education is required for retention beyond the initial appointment period. Candidates should provide record of or potential for scholarly activity involving students whenever possible, as well as the demonstrated potential for effective teaching using a variety of methodologies. Candidates should also demonstrate an ability or interest in teaching in a multicultural, multiethnic campus. A strong commitment to community-engagement is a department and university priority. As a University dedicated to eng"agement, "service and the public good", the succ"essful candidate will be expected to join faculty, staff, students and administrators in a commitment to these purposes.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Record of excellent teaching and publication with a focus on precolonial Africa is desirable at the time of application. Strong preference will be given to candidates who have a demonstrated understanding of and commitment to Pan-African Studies. Preferred applicants will possess the ability to present precolonial African history, culture and religion in a manner that is accessible and applicable to a general student population as well as those with a particular interest in the field. Research in indigenous African religions, precolonial gender roles and familial/societal structures, and traditional cultural practices are all desirable sub-fields. Pan-African Studies is most interested in hiring a candidate whose teaching and scholarship resonate and connect with the wider community.

DUTIES: In addition to teaching, duties include student advisement and committee service for the Department of Pan-African Studies, the College of Natural and Social Sciences, and the University. Faculty are expected to maintain an active research agenda and publication record, advise students, participate in department and university governance through appropriate committees, and serve as active members of the larger community whereby supporting the vision, goals and objectives of the Department, College and University.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION: Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vita, official transcripts, three letters of recommendation and the University's Application for Academic employment form. Employment contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States. Material should be submitted before October 31, 2014. Address applications and required documentation (preferably in pdf format) and/or requests for information to:

Dr. Melina Abdullah, Chair
Department of Pan-African Studies
Latin American Studies Program
California State University, Los Angeles
5151 State University Drive, KH C3095
Los Angeles, CA 90032-8220
PHONE: 323-343-2290

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Posted 10/21/14

TENURE TRACK POSITION IN AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDIES - TEMPLE UNIVERSITY

The successful candidate will hold a doctoral degree in African American Studies, or a related social science or liberal discipline, with an emphasis on the nature of social anthropology. The preferred areas of specialization are contemporary language and cultural analysis, African festivals and rituals, and the influence of culture on social movements for justice. The applicant should be conversant with the latest theories in African and American society, kinship and relational modalities in the African world, and contemporary African American expressions of language. The applicant should demonstrate an interest in pursuing a research agenda consistent with working in a research-oriented department. A Ph.D. is required. Salary competitive. Tenure Track Appointment. Temple University is an equal opportunity employer.

Candidates should submit a cover letter, CV, graduate transcripts, letters from three academic referees, and a short writing sample (no more than 20 pages) by December 1, 2014 to: Anne Eckert at ake@temple.edu or Molefi Kete Asante, Department of African American Studies, Temple University, 1115 W. Polett, Philadelphia, Pa. l9122

Posted 10/20/14

OPEN RANK/TENURED OR TENURE TRACK FACULTY POSITION - WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY

The African American Studies Program invites applications for a full-time tenured or tenure-track appointment in the program beginning July 1, 2015. This is an open-rank search. We especially seek candidates with research and teaching expertise in the social sciences (including history, political science, public policy, sociology, and psychology), with specific focus on the African American experience and/or African diaspora." An ea"rned doctorate is required; the ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. in African American Studies or in a social science field in which the candidate has a demonstrated scholarly record of emphasis on African American or African diasporic topics. The typical teaching load is two courses per semester with an expectation of advising and supervision of independent studies and honors theses. The successful candidate will be prepared to teach a range of courses that include introductory-level classes and required courses for the major.

Wesleyan University is a highly selective liberal arts college with strong support for teaching and research. To apply, go to http://careers.wesleyan.edu/postings/4526. A complete application includes a cover letter, curriculum vitae, writing sample, statement of current research, and documentation of teaching experience, including course syllabi and student evaluations. We also require the email addresses for three referees so that we may obtain confidential letters of recommendation from them. Applications received by October 15, 2014 will be given full consideration.

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Posted 10/14/14

ABWH FACULTY POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT - CLARK ATLANTA UNIVERSITY

The African American Studies, Africana Women's Studies, and History (AWH) Department at Clark Atlanta University is hiring a full-time, tenure track, Assistant or Associate Professor in the area of Africana Women's Studies.

Updates will be found soon at the CAU Human Resources Employment page, online at http://www.cau.edu/.

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Posted 09/15/14

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR - AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDIES AT TEMPLE UNIVERSITY

The successful candidate will hold a doctoral degree in African American Studies, or a related social science or liberal discipline, with an emphasis on the nature of social anthropology. The preferred areas of specialization are contemporary language and cultural analysis, African festivals and rituals, and the influence of culture on social movements for justice. The applicant should be conversant with the latest theories in African and American society, kinship and relational modalities in the African world, and contemporary African American expressions of language. The applicant should demonstrate an interest in pursuing a research agenda consistent with working in a research-oriented department. A Ph.D. is required. Salary competitive. Tenure Track Appointment. Temple University is an equal opportunity employer.

How To Apply:
Candidates should submit a cover letter, CV, graduate transcripts, letters from three academic referees, and a short writing sample (no more than 20 pages) by December 1, 2014 to:
Dr. Molefi Kete Asante,
Chair - Department of African American Studies,
Temple University,
1115 W. Polett, Philadelphia, Pa. l9122

or to: ake@temple.edu.

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Posted 09/15/14

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, RHETORIC AND COMPOSITION - AUBURN UNIVERSITY

The Department of English at Auburn University invites applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor in rhetoric and composition to begin Fall 2015. The teaching load is 2-2, with assignments in upper-division and graduate rhetoric and/or composition courses as well as teaching in the first-year composition component of Auburn’s core curriculum. Individuals joining our faculty will be working with us to focus and invigorate our first-year writing program and enrich our graduate concentration in rhetoric and composition as well as our undergraduate majors.

Required qualifications include a PhD in Rhetoric and Composition, English, or a closely allied field by the August 16, 2015, starting date; a strong research and teaching specialization and an academic background in rhetoric and composition studies; administrative interests in first-year composition and writing program administration; evidence of successful teaching experience at the college/university level; evidence of potential for excellence in teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in rhetoric and composition; significant potential for successful research, publication, and other scholarly/professional activities; interest in teaching first-year composition; and strong potential as a colleague taking part in the life and work of a unified department of English Studies (including majors in creative writing, literature, and professional writing; graduate concentrations in creative writing, literature, and rhetoric and composition, and a graduate program in technical and professional communication). The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment; excellent communication skills required.

Applications will be accepted online at https://aufacultypositions.peopleadmin.com. Please have the following documents ready to upload: cover letter; curriculum vitae; writing sample; contact information for three recommenders; transcripts (official transcripts required only upon hire); a portfolio of relevant teaching materials, including a statement of teaching philosophy, sample syllabi and assignments. Review of applications will begin October 15; application deadline is December 1.

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Posted 10/27/14

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF HISTORY - SPRINGFIELD COLLEGE

Springfield College invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of History. This is a full-time, nine-month, tenure-track appointment within the Social Science Department beginning August 2015. The successful candidate will have an opportunity to make a strong impact on the History, American Studies, and Education programs. Teaching responsibility include coursework in support of Educator preparation students as well as general education history and geography courses. Applicants with expertise (research and teaching) in support of the college’s commitment to an increasingly diverse campus community are of particular interest; attention to teaching U.S. History in a global context greatly valued. Experience with public history, oral history, archival and/or museum studies also a plus. Primary responsibilities include teaching four courses each semester, advising, mentoring, and supervising student internships.

The successful candidate will have an earned Ph.D. in History or closely related field of study from a regional accredited institution. ABDs also considered. Please send letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy statement, and the names and contact information for 3-5 professional references to:
Dean of Arts, Science, and Professional Studies
Dr. Anne Herzog
Springfield College
263 Alden Street
Springfield, MA 01109
E-materials welcome at asps@springfieldcollege.edu

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Posted 10/21/14

LECTURER, AFRICANA STUDIES PROGRAM - EASTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY

The College of Social & Behavioral Sciences and Social Work (CSBSSW) at Eastern Washington University invites applications for a Lecturer in the Africana Studies Program to begin September 24, 2014. This is a 9-month academic position. EWU's Africana Education Program (AEP) has been in existence for over 30 years, serving as a vehicle to enhance the opportunity and participation of Africana students in higher education. The central mission is to help develop and deliver Africana Studies academic content to the broader EWU campus through the following: general education core courses and an academic minor. AEP faculty and staff actively recruit and support Africana students to have successful academic careers.

Responsibilities include working and teaching within a multi-disciplinary program. Primary teaching responsibilities include the following related responsibilities:

1) Teach three courses per quarter based on program's needs. The successful candidate should have experience and/or interests in teaching some of the following courses: Introduction to Africana Studies (AAST 101), Early African American History prior to 1877 (AAST 215), , African History(AAST 315), African American Women's History (AAST 430) and other classes as assigned.
2) Attend program meetings and/or be willing to participate in Africana and other university events/programs as requested.
3) As requested, advise students who are declared minors in program
4) Collaborate with colleagues in utilization of creativity and knowledge in curriculum development, advising and classroom instruction

Screening of applications will begin 08/01/2014. All materials will be held in strictest confidence; references will not be contacted until candidates have been notified

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Posted 10/21/14

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, WOMEN'S STUDIES - UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, COLLEGE PARK

The University of Maryland, College Park invites applications for an appointment as associate professor in our interdisciplinary Women’s Studies Department. We seek a senior scholar focusing on race and racialization, whose principal area of research is African American and/or African Diaspora related.

The successful applicant will be expected to teach courses in her or his area of expertise as well as to share in teaching the core undergraduate and graduate courses in Women’s Studies. The scholar in this position will have the opportunity to contribute to building departmental strengths and emphases, including the minor in Black Women’s Studies, as well as new curricula at the graduate and undergraduate level. As a senior member of the faculty, the scholar is expected to participate actively in the life of the Department and the University.

Applications should be submitted online to https://ejobs.umd.edu (position number 104153) and include a 3-4 page cover letter (describing scholarly achievements, contributions to relevant fields, and trajectory of work as it relates to current research agenda; teaching philosophy and experience, including experience in mentoring graduate and/or undergraduate students; and major contributions to the institutions, professions and communities in which the applicant has served), a curriculum vitae, a writing sample (one article or book chapter), one syllabus, and the contact information for three recommenders who will submit their references online. If there are other forms of work or urls related to their work that candidates want the committee to consider, applicants have the option of submitting a single pdf file with a representative sample. For best consideration, please ensure that all application materials are uploaded by December 1, 2014.

For questions about the application process, contact JV Sapinoso at sapinoso@umd.edu; questions about the position should be addressed to: Elsa Barkley Brown, Chair, Search Committee, via email to barkleyb@umd.edu.

Posted 10/20/14

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR (COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY) - CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY

The Department of Psychology at California State University Northridge invites applications for a position of Assistant Professor in Cognitive Psychology beginning August 19, 2015. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Psychology at the time of appointment. The successful candidate for this position will be a skilled and enthusiastic teacher and will develop a research program in his/her areas of interest. All areas of cognitive psychology will be considered. Applicants with teaching strength in statistics or research methods are preferred. Applicants must provide evidence of outstanding commitment to university teaching in an environment serving a diverse student population.

Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in cognition and perception, research methods or statistics, and his/her specialty areas. Additional duties include developing a research program and participating in university service, as well as supervising, mentoring, and assisting students in the General Experimental psychology masters program. Normal teaching load is 12 units per semester, although a reduced teaching load is usually available during the first two years of appointment.

Screening of applications will begin October 15, 2014. Priority will be given to applicants who meet the screening deadline. However, these positions will remain open until filled. Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three current letters of recommendation, teaching statement and evaluations, research statement and samples of scholarship, and a statement of philosophy regarding working with students from diverse backgrounds. Submission of materials for the cultural or multicultural psychology position via e-mail to cultural2014@csun.edu or for the cognitive position via email to cognitive2014@csun.edu is preferred but regular mail submissions will also be accepted. In later phases of the search process, applicants may be requested to provide verification of terminal degrees, licenses and certificates.

Inquiries and applications should be addressed to:

Cognitive Recruitment Committee
Department of Psychology
California State University, Northridge
18111 Nordhoff St.
Northridge, CA 91330-8255

Posted 10/20/14

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR (MULTICULTURAL/CULTURAL PSYCHOLOGY) - CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY

The Department of Psychology at California State University, Northridge invites applications for a position of Assistant Professor in Cultural or Multicultural Psychology beginning August 19, 2015. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Psychology at the time of appointment. All areas of psychology will be considered; however, the successful candidate for this position must show potential in developing and implementing curricula that address cultural or multicultural issues in psychology. Additionally, she/he will have a research program examining the interplay between culture and human behavior. Applicants must provide evidence of outstanding commitment to university teaching in an environment serving a diverse student population.

Primary responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses that address cultural or multicultural issues in psychology and core courses in the major. Additional duties include developing a research program and participating in university service, as well as supervising, mentoring, and assisting students in the General Experimental or Clinical Psychology master''s program. Normal teaching load is 12 units per semester, although a reduced teaching load is usually available during the first two years of appointment.

Screening of applications will begin October 15, 2014. Priority will be given to applicants who meet the screening deadline. However, these positions will remain open until filled. Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three current letters of recommendation, teaching statement and evaluations, research statement and samples of scholarship, and a statement of philosophy regarding working with students from diverse backgrounds. Submission of materials for the cultural or multicultural psychology position via e-mail to cultural2014@csun.edu or for the cognitive position via email to cognitive2014@csun.edu is preferred but regular mail submissions will also be accepted. In later phases of the search process, applicants may be requested to provide verification of terminal degrees, licenses and certificates.

Inquiries and applications should be addressed to:

Cultural/Multicultural Recruitment Committee
Department of Psychology
California State University, Northridge
18111 Nordhoff Street
Northridge, CA 91330-8255

Posted 10/20/14

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, ARTS OF AFRICA AND AFRICAN DIASPORA - OBERLIN COLLEGE

The Art Department at Oberlin College invites applications for a full-time tenure track faculty position in the College of Arts and Sciences. Initial appointment to this position will be for a term of four years, beginning Fall semester of the 2015-16 academic year, and will carry the rank of Assistant Professor.

The incumbent will teach the standard teaching load (currently 4.5 courses) in the general area of the Arts of Africa and the African Diaspora. Candidates must demonstrate a willingness to offer broad geographic and temporal coverage. Teaching expectations include an introductory Approaches course and upper level courses covering African Art and the Diaspora, which may include African-American Art. We welcome applicants with a research specialization in any subfield. Candidates must demonstrate a strong commitment to and potential excellence in undergraduate teaching and a demonstrated record of scholarly excellence. Successful teaching at the undergraduate level is desirable. He or she will also be expected to participate in the full range of faculty responsibilities, including: academic advising, service to the department and college-wide committees, and sustained scholarly research and/or other creative work appropriate to the position. A strong connection to the Africana Studies Department is encouraged

To be assured of consideration, a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, graduate academic transcripts, and at least three recent letters of reference* should be sent to Chair/African Art Search, Art Department, 91 N. Main Street, Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio, 44074 by December 1, 2014. Questions and electronic materials should be submitted to AfricanArt@oberlin.edu. Application materials received after that date may be considered until the position is filled. Salary will depend on qualifications and experience.
*By providing these letters you agree that we may contact your references.

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Posted 10/20/14

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, ENGLISH AND LITERATURE - UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE

The University of Louisville's Department of Pan-African Studies seeks a scholar at the rank of Associate Professor for an Associate Professor position with tenure beginning July 2015 whose area of specialization is comparative literature with concentrations in African, Afro-Caribbean, Afro-Latin, and African American literature in English. Knowledge of literature in other languages such as French and Spanish is an advantage. The successful candidate will focus on the intersection of diaspora, postcolonial, and eighteenth-century studies, and the transcultural intertextuality of African discourses in literature and other forms of popular culture.

Applicants should apply on-line at http://louisville.edu, click on Job Opportunities, View our current openings, Faculty/Administrator, and select our position under A&S Pan African Studies by November 15, 2014. Applicants are required to apply online and attach 1) letter of interest, 2) CV, 3) references list, and 4) statement of research interests under 'Other Document'. Additionally, by email as attachments, send a description of courses taught, sample syllabi, and graduate transcript to Dr. Joy Carew, Dept. of Pan-African Studies at joy.carew@louisville.edu by November 15, 2014. The University of Louisville is an equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate against persons because of race, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, and handicap. All minority groups are encouraged to apply.

Posted 10/20/14

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, RACE, ETHNICITY AND LAW - UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE

The University of Louisville's Department of Pan-African Studies seeks a scholar for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning July 2015 whose area of focus is Race, Ethnicity and the Law. The successful candidate should be a strong scholar in the areas of civil rights and civil liberties of African-Americans and people of the African Diaspora. The candidate must have teaching and research interests that include structural racism and its impact on policies and practices that address disparities based on race and ethnicity as well as gender, sexual orientation and immigration status. The candidate is expected to teach both undergraduate and graduate courses and supervise students' Masters and Doctoral research. We are seeking candidates who have completed the Ph.D. or J.D. Outstanding ABD candidates will also be considered.

Applicants should apply on-line at http://louisville.edu, click on Job Opportunities, View our current openings, Faculty/Administrator, and select our position under A&S Pan African Studies by November 15, 2014. Applicants are required to apply online and attach 1) letter of interest, 2) CV, 3) references list, and 4) statement of research interests under 'Other Document'. Additionally, by email as attachments, send a description of courses taught, sample syllabi, and graduate transcript to Dr. Joy Carew, Dept. of Pan-African Studies at joy.carew@louisville.edu by November 15, 2014. The University of Louisville is an equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate against persons because of race, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, and handicap. All minority groups are encouraged to apply.

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Posted 10/14/14

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF WOMEN, GENDER AND SEXUALITY STUDIES
UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS

The University of Kansas Department of Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies (WGSS) is seeking exceptional candidates to apply for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies. We are interested in candidates whose work focuses on gender, migration, or human trafficking with an African emphasis. This position is part of an emerging cluster of interdisciplinary positions on the topic of migration, immigration, diaspora and human trafficking and may include participation in interdisciplinary initiatives or in research projects with scholars in other disciplines. The position is expected to begin as early as August 18, 2015. In addition to this collaborative work, the faculty member will be expected to research, write, and publish in the candidate's substantive field; develop and teach courses in migration and human trafficking and African studies; serve on graduate student committees, direct theses and dissertations and perform advising responsibilities; and serve on departmental, College, and University committees. Faculty will be affiliated with the Kansas African Studies Center and are expected to participate in KASC activities.

Initial review of applications will begin October 1, 2014 and will continue as long as needed to identify a qualified pool. KU is an EO/AAE. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin, disability, genetic information or protected Veteran status.

For a complete announcement and to apply online, go to https://employment.ku.edu/academic/ 1657BR or https://employment.ku.edu and click "Search Faculty Jobs"; search by key word [MIGRATION]. A complete online application includes the following materials: cover letter, curriculum vitae, one research sample such as an article or dissertation chapter, proof of teaching experience (e.g. course evaluations and syllabi), and the names, e-mail addresses, and contact information for three references. Only complete applications will be considered.

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Posted 09/03/14


ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, ORAL HISTORY CENTER
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA

The Bancroft Library
Hiring range: Academic Coordinator II, Step 1 - 11
$63,012-$101,088 per annum, based upon qualifications
This is a full-time appointment available starting January 2015.

Deadline: The initial review date for this position is August 1, 2014. All completed applications received by this date will be given full consideration; this recruitment will remain open until filled.

To Apply: Submit applications online at https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF00461. Applications must include a cover letter detailing a statement of qualifications, a chapter-length writing sample, curriculum vitae noting degrees and relevant work experience, and the names and contact information of three references who are knowledgeable about the applicant's qualifications for this position. References will only be contacted for individuals under serious consideration.

For more information, contact:

Susan E. Wong
Director, Library Human Resources
Library Human Resources Department
110 Doe Library
University of California
Berkeley, CA 94720-6000
Phone: (510) 642-3778
Email: librec@library.berkeley.edu

Posted 08/01/14


HISTORIC RESEARCH INTERNS - VALUE OF MONEY EXHIBITION (NUMISMATICS)
SMITHSONIAN'S NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN HISTORY

Project Description:
I am looking for students to assist with research for the exhibition catalog for the new Value of Money exhibition, opening in summer 2015. The catalog will reflect the content of the exhibition and expand on some of the key objects and ideas. Applicants should be interested in conducting research on numismatic objects through both published and unpublished sources within the Smithsonian and in other archives and libraries in Washington, D.C. Applicants would also gain experience identifying numismatic objects and facilitating loans and new acquisitions that will be featured in the exhibit and catalog.

Learning objectives:

Research on numismatic objects and their historical contexts
Identifying numismatic objects
The role of a curator in new acquisitions and loans processes
Writing and editing for exhibit publications

Interested applicants should email their resume and cover letters to Dr. Ellen Feingold at FeingoldE@si.edu and cc: me at EatonMO@si.edu. We would like to receive these by Wed August 27th, 2014

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Posted 08/20/14

STUDENT TRAINEE (HISTORIAN)

Open to current students accepted for enrolment or currently enrolled in an academic program leading to a degree on at least a half time basis and in good standing in any field for which high school graduation or the equivalent is the normal prerequisite and reside or attend school within the local commuting area from the duty station of Washington, D.C.

Number of Vacancies: We expect to fill 1 vacancy at this time; however, this announcement may be used to fill additional similar vacancies. This position is being filled under the Pathways Internship Program which is designed to provide students enrolled in a wide variety of educational institutions, from high school to graduate level, with paid work opportunities in agencies to explore Federal careers while still in school.

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Posted 07/12/14

MUSEUM CURATOR (URBAN STUDIES) - SMITHSONIAN INSTITUTION

This position is located in Anacostia Community Museum. The employee will primarily be response for the planning, facilitation, coordination and management of the work of the museum's Community Documentation Initiative (CDI).

DUTIES:
Develops and maintains collaborative networks that include community residents, members of neighborhood organizations, local artists, community activists, planning organizations, scholars, local officials, and local businesses and developers to explore contemporary community issues, and uses museum collections and research to facilitate dialogue and information sharing among stakeholders. Works with collections staff and curatorial staff to develop documentation and community research projects that result in the development of museum collections. Develops innovative, experimental approaches to presentation of subject matter in exhibition and other formats, including museum-without-walls and online presentations. Serves as principle investigator developing grant documents for funding of various projects and will be accountable for the project activities in accordance with grant guidelines.

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
1. Degree in museum work or American History; or in an applicable subject-matter field related to the position.
OR
2. Combination of education and experience - courses equivalent to a major, as shown above, plus appropriate experience or additional education.
OR
3. Four years of experience that provided knowledge comparable to that normally acquired through the successful completion of the 4-year course of study as shown in #1 above.

This position is open to all U.S. Citizens or U.S. Nationals. Note: Federal employees with permanent status or individuals eligible for special appointing authorities may also apply to Job Announcement # 15A-SR-299869-MPA-ACM.
SERIES & GRADE: GS-1015-11

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Posted 11/06/14

HEAD OF GUIN LIBRARY - OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

Oregon State University Libraries & Press (OSUL&P) invites applications for the position of Head of Guin Library, a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, tenure track faculty position. The Guin Library is located at the Hatfield Marine Science Center (HMSC) in Newport, Oregon.

We are looking for an energetic and forward-thinking leader to manage the daily operations of the Guin Library, and to develop new initiatives that will keep the library at the heart of HMSC's dynamic and rapidly-growing campus. Strong collaborative skills are essential; HMSC currently hosts research and education programs from seven OSU colleges and six state and federal agencies. As an active member of the HMSC faculty, the successful candidate will build relationships with OSU faculty, staff and students, and also with state, federal and visiting scientists. He or she will develop policies and programs to meet the needs of this specialized campus, and as a member of OSUL&P's leadership team will balance those needs with OSUL&P's strategic goals and priorities. OSU plans to significantly expand the HMSC in the future, and this position will have a unique opportunity to shape the development of library services for that initiative.

Please see http://osulibrary.oregonstate.edu/head-guin-library-oregon-state-university for the full announcement.

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Posted 10/30/14

HISTORIAN GS-9 TERM - ALASKA REGIONAL SERVICE

Experience your America and build a fulfilling career by joining the National Park Service. Become a part of our mission to unite our past, our cultures and our special places, to establish important connections to the present and build a rich and lasting legacy for future generations.

DUTIES:
You will assist with the planning, development, and coordination of the public education/outreach programs on the value and protected status of historic resources. Assist with the development of new and creative techniques of communication outreach and its implementation including National Park Service (NPS) approved Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, Tumbler). Assist with the coordination of education and outreach history programs for the Cultural Resources team.

You will assist with implementing the history components of the National Register programs (National Recreation and Preservation Fund). This includes providing technical assistance for the documentation and listing of Alaska NPS and non-NPS properties on the National Register of Historic Places; historic research and writing, assisting with review of compliance documentation; and with special initiatives.
For questions regarding the duties of this position, please call Janet Clemens at (907)644-3461.

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Posted 07/23/14

HISTORIAN: NATIONAL PARK SERVICE - ALASKA REGIONAL SERVICE

Experience your America and build a fulfilling career by joining the National Park Service. Become a part of our mission to unite our past, our cultures and our special places, to establish important connections to the present and build a rich and lasting legacy for future generations.

DUTIES:
You will produce National Register nominations for a variety of resources throughout the National Park System in Alaska. Complete primary research and compile existing research and field notes, into a comprehensive history of each site. Identify significant cultural resources, provide a history for interpretation purposed, and provide the historic background information required to complete the National Register Nomination.

Identification and evaluation through field recordation and research of historic structures. You will write architectural and historical data, including physical descriptions, historical narratives, and statements of significance for historic properties to prepare National Register Nominations and/or Historic Structures Reports.
For questions regarding the duties of this position, please call Heather Feil at (907)644-3473.

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Posted 07/23/14

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